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Offensive Weapons Act 2019

Government Bill

Originated in the House of Commons, Session 2017-19

Act of Parliament (1)

Full text of the Act of Parliament as passed by Parliament (this is the Act in its original state. The Act may have been amended by another Act and any such amendments are not shown in this version).

Offensive Weapons Act 2019 (c. 17)
16 May 2019

Full text of the Bill as introduced and further versions of the Bill as it is reprinted to incorporate amendments (proposals for change) made during its passage through Parliament.

HL Bill 170 Commons amendments in lieu of Lords amendments, and Commons amendments to Lords amendments
27 March 2019
Lords
Bill 363 2017-19, Lords Amendments to the Bill
20 March 2019
Commons
4 March 2019
Lords
HL Bill 160 (as amended in Grand Committee)
12 February 2019
Lords
29 November 2018
Lords
12 September 2018
Commons
19 June 2018
Commons

Tracked changes versions of the Bill, showing amendments made in Committee of the whole House and in Public Bill Committees in the House of Commons. Please note that these are unofficial versions and may not be completely accurate.

Version of the bill showing changes made in Committee
14 September 2018
Commons

Tracked changes versions of the Bill, showing amendments made in Committee, Grand Committee or in Special Public Bill Committee in the House of Lords. Please note that these are unofficial versions and may not be completely accurate.

Version of the Bill showing changes made in Committee
14 February 2019
Lords

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

29 November 2018
Lords

The Government provide a delegated powers memorandum for all public (including hybrid) bills to justify the delegation of powers, usually to Ministers, in the bill. For reports of the Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee, see “Select Committee Reports”.

Offensive Weapons Bill: Supplementary Delegated Powers Memorandum (4)
28 February 2019
Lords
Offensive Weapons Bill: Supplementary Delegated Powers Memorandum (3)
22 February 2019
Lords
Offensive Weapons Bill: Supplementary Delegated Powers Memorandum (2)
19 February 2019
Lords
Offensive Weapons Bill: Supplementary Delegated Powers Memorandum
30 January 2019
Lords
Offensive Weapons Bill: Delegated Powers Memorandum
29 November 2018
Lords

Under the 'English votes for English laws' procedure, which applied from 23 October 2015 until it was suspended on 22 April 2020 (and finally rescinded on 13 July 2021),the Speaker certified Bills, or provisions of Bills, as relating exclusively to England, and/or to England and Wales. In relation to Finance Bills, the Speaker could certify founding financial motions, or clauses or schedules, as relating exclusively to England, Wales and Northern Ireland.The text of certificates issued by the Speaker, and information prepared by the Government on how government amendments affect the territorial application of provisions of the bill, are available here. (Similar information about the bill itself could be found in the Explanatory Notes – see above.).

Speaker's signed certificate
29 March 2019
Commons
Memorandum from the Home Office
25 March 2019
Commons
Memorandum from the Home Office
28 November 2018
Commons
Legislative Grand Committee Consent Motion (England and Wales) 28 November 2018
28 November 2018
Commons
Speaker's Signed Certificate 28 November 2018
28 November 2018
Commons
Draft EVEL Certificate
22 October 2018
Commons
Departmental EVEL Memorandum
16 October 2018
Commons
Departmental EVEL Memorandum on Committee stage Amendments
16 October 2018
Commons
Draft EVEL Certificate
15 October 2018
Commons
Speaker's signed certificate
27 June 2018
Commons

Full list of amendment papers relating to the Bill. Individual amendment papers will be replaced with consolidated lists before the amendments are discussed. Page and line references in amendment papers refer to the PDF version of the Bill.

HL Bill 170-I Marshalled list for consideration of Commons amendments
9 April 2019
Lords
HL Bill 170(a) Motions for consideration of Commons amendments
29 March 2019
Lords
Commons Consideration of Lords Amendments as at 26 March 2019
26 March 2019
Commons
HL Bill 162-I Marshalled list for Third Reading
18 March 2019
Lords
HL Bill 162(b) Amendments for Third Reading
14 March 2019
Lords
HL Bill 162(a) Amendments for Third Reading
13 March 2019
Lords
HL Bill 160-II Second marshalled list for Report
28 February 2019
Lords
HL Bill 160-I(a) Amendments for Report, supplementary to the marshalled list
27 February 2019
Lords
HL Bill 160-I Marshalled list for Report
22 February 2019
Lords
HL Bill 160(c) Amendments for Report
21 February 2019
Lords
HL Bill 160(b) Amendments for Report
20 February 2019
Lords
HL Bill 160(a) Amendments for Report
19 February 2019
Lords
HL Bill 149-IV Fourth marshalled list for Grand Committee
8 February 2019
Lords
HL Bill 149-III Third marshalled list for Grand Committee
4 February 2019
Lords
HL Bill 149-II(Rev) Revised second marshalled list for Grand Committee
29 January 2019
Lords
HL Bill 149-II Second marshalled list for Grand Committee
28 January 2019
Lords
HL Bill 149-I(a) Amendments for Grand Committee, supplementary to the marshalled list
25 January 2019
Lords
HL Bill 149-I Marshalled list for Grand Committee
24 January 2019
Lords
HL Bill 149(i) Amendments for Grand Committee
23 January 2019
Lords
HL Bill 149(h) Amendment for Grand Committee
22 January 2019
Lords
HL Bill 149(g) Amendments for Grand Committee
21 January 2019
Lords
HL Bill 149(f) Amendments for Grand Committee
18 January 2019
Lords
HL Bill 149(e) Amendments for Grand Committee
17 January 2019
Lords
HL Bill 149(d) Amendments for Grand Committee
16 January 2019
Lords
HL Bill 149(c) Amendments for Grand Committee
15 January 2019
Lords
HL Bill 149(b) Amendments for Grand Committee
10 January 2019
Lords
HL Bill 149(a) Amendments for Grand Committee
9 January 2019
Lords
Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 28 November 2018
28 November 2018
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 26 November 2018
27 November 2018
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 23 November 2018
26 November 2018
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 22 November 2018
23 November 2018
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 21 November 2018
22 November 2018
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 16 November 2018
19 November 2018
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 14 November 2018
15 November 2018
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 13 November 2018
14 November 2018
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 9 November 2018
12 November 2018
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 8 November 2018
9 November 2018
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 6 November 2018
7 November 2018
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 5 November 2018
6 November 2018
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 1 November 2018
2 November 2018
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 26 October 2018
29 October 2018
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 24 October 2018
25 October 2018
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 23 October 2018
23 October 2018
Commons
Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 22 October 2018
22 October 2018
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 18 October 2018
19 October 2018
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 17 October 2018
18 October 2018
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 16 October 2018
17 October 2018
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 15 October 2018
16 October 2018
Commons
Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 15 October 2018
15 October 2018
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 11 October 2018
12 October 2018
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 10 October 2018
11 October 2018
Commons
10 October 2018
Commons
9 October 2018
Commons
5 October 2018
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 11 September 2018
12 September 2018
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 11 September 2018
11 September 2018
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 6 September 2018
7 September 2018
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 6 September 2018
6 September 2018
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 4 September 2018
5 September 2018
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 4 September 2018
4 September 2018
Commons
31 August 2018
Commons
25 July 2018
Commons
23 July 2018
Commons
18 July 2018
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 17 July 2018
17 July 2018
Commons
16 July 2018
Commons
11 July 2018
Commons

In the House of Commons, amendments are grouped together so that amendments relating to a particular topic or issue are discussed together.

Selection and Grouping of Amendments
26 March 2019
Commons
Consideration on Report
27 November 2018
Commons
Consideration on Report
22 October 2018
Commons
Consideration in Committee: Selection 2
11 September 2018
Commons
Consideration in Committee: Selection 3
10 September 2018
Commons
Consideration in Committee: Selection 1
3 September 2018
Commons

Details of proceedings in Public Bill Committee or Committee of the whole House, on any report (consideration) stage, and on any consideration of Lords Amendments or any subsequent Lords Messages. The documents contain the text of amendments considered at each sitting and show whether it was agreed to, negatived (not agreed), not called, not moved or withdrawn.

Proceedings on Consideration of Lords Amendments as at 26 March 2019
27 March 2019
Commons
Report Stage Proceedings as at 28 November 2018
29 November 2018
Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 11 September 2018
12 September 2018
Commons
All proceedings up to 11 September 2018 at Public Bill Committee Stage
12 September 2018
Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 6 September 2018
7 September 2018
Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 4 September 2018
5 September 2018
Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 19 July 2018
20 July 2018
Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 17 July 2018
18 July 2018
Commons

House of Commons Library and House of Lords Library briefing papers aim to be politically impartial, containing factual information as well as a range of opinions on each subject. Briefing papers on Bills are produced before Second Reading and, in the Commons, after Committee Stage.

Briefing Paper on the Bill
11 October 2018
Commons

Archive of press notices related to the Bill.

Schedule of meetings
16 July 2018
Commons
Have your say on the Offensive Weapons Bill
28 June 2018
Commons

House of Lords Library Notes aim to be politically impartial and are compiled for Members of Parliament and their staff.

Offensive Weapons Bill: Briefing for Lords Stages
18 December 2018
Lords

The Government human rights memorandum is prepared by the Government to assist the Joint Committee on Human Rights with its scrutiny of the Bill’s human rights implications.

Supplementary Memorandum from the Home Office
22 March 2019
Commons

Written submissions from outside bodies and individuals are circulated to MPs appointed to examine the Bill during committee stage in a Public Bill Committee. The following written submissions were sent to this committee.

Commons Committee stage

Written Evidence: Matthew Hartley (OWB183)
12 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Outdoor365 (OWB184)
12 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Andy McGarty (OWB185)
12 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Andy Beal (OWB187)
12 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Christopher Walker Antiques (OWB188)
12 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Robin Garratt (OWB189)
12 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Roger Ellis (OWB190)
12 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Mal (OWB191)
12 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: British Battery Industry Federation (BIFF) (OWB192)
12 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Simon Pamment (OWB193)
12 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Ron Comben (OWB194)
12 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: The Lanes Armoury (OWB195)
12 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Vintage Arms Association (OWB196)
12 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Deactivated Weapons Association (OWB197)
12 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Access to Justice (A2J) (CLB02)
12 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Mr M D Jenvey (OWB82A)
11 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Mr M D Jenvey (OWB82B)
11 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Springfields (further written evidence) (OWB106A)
11 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Dhan Panesar (OWB165)
11 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Gareth Corfield,on behalf of British Young Shooters’ Association (OWB167)
11 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Rupert Fitzsimmons, on behalf of Cambridge University Small Bore Club and Cambridge University Rifle Association (OWB166)
11 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Michael Venus on behalf of A.S.Handover Ltd (OWB168)
11 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: John-Paul Gabbott on behalf of Alpha Batteries Ltd (OWB169)
11 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Ian Menzies (OWB170)
11 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Doug Eckford on behalf of Axiotech Automotive Ltd (OWB171)
11 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Leighton Colegrave (OWB172)
11 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Oliver Fallows (OWB173)
11 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Isen Wharton (OWB174)
11 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Steve Hunnisett (OWB175)
11 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Simon Fowler (OWB176)
11 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Jeff Clarke (OWB177)
11 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Neil Hains (OWB178)
11 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: R Hawkins (OWB179)
11 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Earl Williamson (OWB180)
11 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Martin Osment (OWB181)
11 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation’s (IAAF) (OWB182)
11 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Muzzle Loaders Association of Great Britain (OWB150)
6 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Jurg Peterson (OWB151)
6 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Mr R E FLOOK further submission (OWB152)
6 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Steven Mould, Director and Co-founder of Flint and Flame – trading name for The Wellness Tree Ltd (OWB153)
6 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Dr Karl Gensberg (OWB154)
6 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Chemical Business Association (CBA) (OWB155)
6 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: CART (Coleshill Auxiliary Research Team) further submission (OWB156)
6 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Cate Tuitt (OWB157)
6 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Andrew J Brice (OWB158)
6 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Lee Sheldon (private individual) (OWB159)
6 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Malvern Community Forest (OWB160)
6 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Motorcycle Industry Association (MCIA)
6 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Fifty Calibre Shooters Association UK (Further submission) (OWB95B)
6 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Thomas Dennison (OWB162)
6 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: London Borough of Newham (OWB163)
6 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Southern Gun Company Ltd (OWB164)
6 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: BASC (supplementary to oral evidence) (OWB61A)
5 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: FCSA-UK (further written evidence) (OWB95A)
5 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Richard Hudson (OWB100)
5 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Ian Backhouse (OWB101)
5 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Samuel Moulton (OWB102)
5 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Axminster Tool Centre Ltd (OWB103)
5 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: National Federation of Coppice Workers (NCfed) (OWB105)
5 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Springfields (OWB106)
5 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Mr B Britton (OWB107)
5 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Chris McColl (OWB108)
5 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Roger Creagh-Osborne (OWB109)
5 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Historical Breechloading Smallarms Association (OWB110)
5 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Gareth Rowlands (OWB111)
5 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Crown Prosecution Service (follow-up) (OWB112)
5 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Alexander Davis (OWB113)
5 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Freddie Witts (OWB114)
5 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Easton Antique Arms, Schola Gladiatoria, FightCamp and the Historical European Martial Arts Coalition (HEMAC) (OWB115)
5 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Emma Connell (OWB116)
5 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Mr Stephen J Home (OWB117)
5 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Matthew Forde (OWB118)
5 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Leanne & Simon Hengle (OWB119)
5 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Christopher J Bolton (OWB120)
5 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Dr James R. Pritchett (OWB121)
5 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Ian Parish (OWB122)
5 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Mr. Gian A. Ameri (OWB123)
5 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Keith Farrell, on behalf of the Academy of Historical Arts Ltd (OWB124)
5 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Mike Field, Managing Director, MDS Battery Limited (OWB125)
5 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Mark Simpkins (OWB126)
5 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Inderjeet Singh (OWB127)
5 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Taylors Eye Witness Ltd further submission (OWB128)
5 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Usdaw (OWB129)
5 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Ryan (OWB130)
5 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Paul Hannaby, Chairman of the Association of Woodturners of Great Britain (AWGB) (OWB131)
5 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Christopher Scott, Great Scott Antiques (OWB132)
5 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Neil Plucknett (OWB133)
5 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Andrew Stevens, Antique Swords UK/EU further submission (OWB134)
5 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Michael Ebbage further submission (OWB135)
5 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Wayne Pearce, Chairman BDRPC, NRA Club 135 (OWB136)
5 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Brian Jones (OWB137)
5 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Bob Sweet (OWB138)
5 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Bernard Crocombe (OWB139)
5 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Rupert Cantello (OWB140)
5 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Benjamin Grunwerg on behalf of I Grunwerg Ltd (OWB141)
5 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Charles Horner (OWB142)
5 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Mrs Angela Wentworth (OWB143)
5 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: British Woodcarvers Association (OWB144)
5 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Battery Shop (UK) Ltd (OWB145)
5 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Griffin Battery Centres (OWB146)
5 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Tayna Batteries (OWB147)
5 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Standing Committee for Youth Justice (OWB148)
5 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Leonard Sellwood (OWB149)
5 September 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: ACS (the Association of Convenience Stores) (OWB104)
5 September 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Ben Freeston (OWB68)
23 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Matt Szafran (OWB69)
23 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: University of London Rifle Club (OWB70)
23 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: National Crime Agency (NCA) (OWB71)
23 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Joshua Collins (OWB72)
23 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Steven W Kendrick (OWB73)
23 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Mike Dunstan (OWB74)
23 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Mrs Helen Whicher (OWB75)
23 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Simon Duffy (OWB76)
23 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: David R Johnson (OWB78)
23 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Christopher Ashbolt: Mora Distribution Limited (OWB79)
23 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Martin R Cook (OWB81)
23 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Adrian Hale, Honorary Treasurer, Blackpool & Fylde Fullbore Pistol & Rifle Club (OWB83)
23 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Jonathan Watson (OWB84)
23 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Charles Murton, Deputy Chairman, SLG Bisley (OWB85)
23 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Mr C W R Phillips (OWB86)
23 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Nigel Newby (OWB87)
23 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Raymond Mears, Founder and CEO, Woodlore Wilderness Bushcraft & Tracking (OWB88)
23 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Keith Rayner (OWB89)
23 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Stephen Hills (OWB90)
23 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Stephen Hills (follow-up) (OWB90(a))
23 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Whitby & Co (OWB92)
23 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Angela Wigley (OWB93)
23 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Bruce Bollington, Managing Director of Lorax Ltd, trading as Heinnie Haynes (OWB94)
23 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: The Fifty Calibre Shooters Association of the United Kingdom (FCSA-UK) (OWB95)
23 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Dr Tom Walker (OWB96)
23 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Taylors Eye Witness Ltd (OWB97)
23 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Andrew Mercer, Chief Executive, National Rifle Association, Bisley Camp, Brookwood, Surrey (OWB98)
23 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: John L Harvey (OWB99)
23 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: CART (Coleshill Auxiliary Research Team) (OWB91)
23 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Egginton Bros Ltd. (OWB77)
23 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Mr M D Jenvey (OWB82)
23 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: British Shooting Sports Council (OWB80)
23 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Carl Wiles (OWB31)
19 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Gwilym Harding (OWB32)
19 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Laurentius Huige (OWB33)
19 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Alistair Alan Cormack (OWB34)
19 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Leszek Sikon (OWB35)
19 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: John Rossiter (OWB36)
19 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Bruce McPherson (OWB37)
19 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Steven Macleod (OWB39)
19 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Phil Proctor, MD for Robert Sorby Ltd (OWB38)
19 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Mr J Barnes, Director, BDU Imports Ltd (OWB40)
19 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Diana Taylor (OWB42)
19 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Nicholas Julian (OWB41)
19 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Alex James (OWB44)
19 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Lionel Nierop (OWB43)
19 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Dave Lockett (OWB45)
19 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Adrian Hodgson (OWB46)
19 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Stuart Fingland (OWB47)
19 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Mr Tom Morton of Pilgrim Leathercraft (OWB48)
19 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Karl Franks, Director, Karlyon Care Ltd (OWB49)
19 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Mike Devonport (OWB51)
19 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Dr Gordon Allison (OWB50)
19 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Robin Slade, Scrubby Oak Fine Foods Ltd (OWB52)
19 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Joe Wakeham (OWB53)
19 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Mr Declan Mouland (OWB54)
19 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Roger Harrington (OWB55)
19 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Tactical Reviews (OWB56)
19 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Max Bone (Managing Director), Decorating Direct Ltd (OWB57)
19 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: George Ellis, Chairman, Greensleeves Shooting Club (OWB58)
19 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Paul Fremantle (OWB59)
19 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Napoleonic Association (OWB60)
19 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Anthony Newman (OWB62)
19 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: The British Association for Shooting and Conservation (OWB61)
19 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Trevor Howard (OWB63)
19 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Michael Ebbage (OWB64)
19 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Mr R E Flook (OWB65)
19 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: John Parris (OWB66)
19 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Roger Sinden (OWB67)
19 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Dr P J R Whicker (OWB01)
18 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Mark Stone (OWB02)
18 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Dudley Newliss (OWB03)
18 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Firearms UK (OWB04)
18 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Rikki Wells (OWB05)
18 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Cosmin Maris (OWB07)
18 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Bret Boivin (OWB08)
18 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Paul Freeman, Manager, DNA Leisure Ltd (OWB09)
18 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Lawrence Taylor, Blades UK Ltd (OWB10)
18 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Andrew Burton (OWB11)
18 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: John Carlin (OWB13)
18 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Robin Watson (OWB14)
18 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Matthew Ball (OWB15)
18 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Nick Wright (OWB16)
18 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Mark Austin (OWB17)
18 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Andrew Stevens, Antique Swords UK / EU (OWB18)
18 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Keith Charles Howell, Chairman, Frome & District Pistol Club Ltd (OWB21)
18 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Alan Willey (OWB22)
18 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Alastair Haley, Chairman, County of Gloucester Rifle Association (OWB23)
18 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Simon Edwards (OWB24)
18 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: David Eadsforth (OWB25)
18 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Alison Castle (OWB26)
18 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Chris Ellis (OWB27)
18 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Nicholas Riley, MD Blades and Bows Ltd (OWB28)
18 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Register of Professional Turners (OWB29)
18 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Tony Price (OWB30)
18 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: International Gallery Rifle Federation (OWB19)
18 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Dr Keith Pearson (OWB20)
18 July 2018
Commons
Written evidence: Steven Goldsmith (OWB12)
18 July 2018
Commons

A collection of papers relevant to the bill

Memorandum for the PBC relating to SO 83L from the Home Office - 12 September 2018
13 September 2018
Commons

List of related Impact Assessments

Impact Assessment from the Home Office
20 June 2018

Occasionally questions put to government Ministers during debates on Bills in either the House of Commons or the House of Lords may be answered by the Minister saying 'I will write to the Hon Member'. Such “will write” replies are not published in Hansard but are placed in the Library of the House concerned and published on the Parliamentary website.

Letter from Earl Howe to Lord Lucas regarding prohibition of rifles with a chamber
18 March 2019
Letter from Baroness Williams to Lord Ponsonby and others regarding ensuring the views of Youth Offending teams are available to the Courts
18 March 2019
Letter from Earl Howe to Lord Lucas regarding follow-up on issues raised in committee stage of the Offensive Weapons Bill concerning corrosive substances
25 February 2019
Letter from Baroness Barran to Lord Paddick regarding issues raised during the committee stage debate: differences between the amended offence of threatening with an offensive and the offence of affray
21 February 2019
Letter from Baroness Barran to Baroness Hamwee and others regarding an issue raised during the Committee Stage: whether weights and measures authorities are the same as local authorities
20 February 2019
Letter from Baroness Williams to Lord Kennedy regarding an issue raised during the committee stage debate: review of the impact assessment by the Better Regulation Executive
19 February 2019
Letter from Baroness Williams to Lord Kennedy and others regarding the first tranche of Government amendments for the Lords Report stage
19 February 2019
Letter from Baroness Williams to Baroness Hamwee regarding the committee stage debate
14 February 2019
Keeling Schedule, as referenced in letter from Baroness Williams dated 14/02/19
14 February 2019
Letter from Baroness Barran to Lord Paddick regarding the sale and delivery of corrosive substances
12 February 2019
Letter from Baroness Williams to Baroness Hamwee and others regarding whether an offence could be punishable by a community penalty, even where the maximum penalty was not a custodial one
11 February 2019
Letter from Baroness Williams to Baroness Hamwee regarding clause 2 - use of the term "supply" rather than "delivery"
11 February 2019
Letter from Baroness Williams to Lord Paddick regarding remote sales of corrosive products
11 February 2019
Letter from Baroness Williams of Trafford to Lord Kennedy of Southwark and others regarding Government amendments relating to Knife Crime Prevention Orders tabled for the Committee stage
29 January 2019
Letter dated 21/01/2019 from Baroness Williams of Trafford to Lord Kennedy of Southwark regarding points raised during the second reading debate
21 January 2019
Letter dated 21/01/2019 from Baroness Williams of Trafford to Lord Kennedy of Southwark regarding Government amendments for Lords Committee stage
21 January 2019
Letter from Baroness Williams to Baroness Hamwee and others regarding the collection of statistics relating to the use of the ports powers under Schedule 7 to the Terrorism Act 2000 and Schedule 3 to the Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill
8 January 2019
Letter dated 12/09/2018 from Victoria Atkins MP to Mike Gapes and James Gray MP regarding issues raised during the committee stage of the Offensive Weapons Bill
12 September 2018
Letter dated 06/09/2018 from Victoria Atkins MP regarding whether the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 was applicable to clause 7(2) of the Offensive Weapons Bill
6 September 2018
Letter dated 22/08/2018 from Victoria Atkins MP to Neil Gapes MP and James Gray MP regarding a letter for deposit in the House Library.
22 August 2018

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Commons Committee stage

Committee Debates: compilation pdf of sittings so far
7 December 2018
Commons
12 September 2018
Commons
12 September 2018
Commons
7 September 2018
Commons
7 September 2018
Commons
6 September 2018
Commons
6 September 2018
Commons
20 July 2018
Commons
20 July 2018
Commons
18 July 2018
Commons
18 July 2018
Commons

Commons 2nd reading

27 June 2018
Commons

Commons Money resolution

Money resolution
27 June 2018
Commons

Commons Report stage

28 November 2018
Commons

Commons 3rd reading

28 November 2018
Commons
28 November 2018
Commons

Lords 1st reading

1st reading (Hansard)
29 November 2018
Lords
1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings)
29 November 2018
Lords

Lords 2nd reading

2nd reading (Hansard)
7 January 2019
Lords
2nd reading (Hansard - continued)
7 January 2019
Lords
2nd reading (Minutes of Proceedings)
7 January 2019
Lords

Lords Committee stage

Committee: 4th sitting (Hansard)
12 February 2019
Lords
Committee: 4th sitting (Minutes of Proceedings)
12 February 2019
Lords
Committee: 3rd sitting (Hansard)
6 February 2019
Lords
Committee: 3rd sitting (Minutes of Proceedings)
6 February 2019
Lords
Committee: 2nd sitting (Hansard)
30 January 2019
Lords
Committee: 2nd sitting (Minutes of Proceedings)
30 January 2019
Lords
Committee: 1st sitting (Hansard)
28 January 2019
Lords
Committee: 1st sitting (Minutes of Proceedings)
28 January 2019
Lords

Lords Report stage

Report: 2nd sitting (Hansard)
4 March 2019
Lords
Report: 2nd sitting (Minutes of Proceedings)
4 March 2019
Lords
Report: 1st sitting
26 February 2019
Lords
Report stage (Minutes of Proceedings)
26 February 2019
Lords

Lords 3rd reading

3rd reading (Hansard)
19 March 2019
Lords
3rd reading (Minutes of Proceedings)
19 March 2019
Lords

Commons Consideration of Lords amendments

26 March 2019
Commons

Lords Consideration of Commons amendments

Ping Pong (Hansard)
10 April 2019
Lords
Ping Pong (Minutes of Proceedings)
10 April 2019
Lords

Royal Assent

Royal Assent (Hansard)
16 May 2019
Royal Assent (Minutes of Proceedings)
16 May 2019